PowerPC G5 coming in January? An article in The Register states: "The PowerPC G5 has been passed for full-scale manufacture, a source close to Apple has claimed. And the Mac maker is still on course to ship Power Mac G5 desktops at Macworld Expo San Francisco in just over a months' time - provided Motorola can increase the chip's yield. According to our … Read more
New Apple retail stores set to open This weekend Apple plans to open two new stores, one in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa CA, and The Market Common in Clarendon VA. That leaves only more store for Apple to make its stated goal of opening 25 stores before Christmas.
New Foldaway Rackmounts for Apple Studio Display Marathon Computer is shipping rack mounts designed to put the Apple 15" Studio Display in only 2U of rack space. When the display is not in use, the rackmount retracts into a mere 2U. When in use, the display rests in front of … Read more
iBook rebate Apple is offering a $100 rebate on all iBooks purchased between November 21 and December 31.
Anti-piracy feud bodes ill for Web music From CNET: "A high-powered new generation of digital music players is heading for Christmas stockings. Almost simultaneously, the major record labels are releasing their catalogs online after years of stalling. Unfortunately, the two campaigns might as well be happening on … Read more
Holiday schedule revealed, new retail stores set to open Friday Apple has posted special holiday hours for most of its retail stores. Noteworthy is the inclusion of three stores that have not opened yet. As we noted earlier this week and according to the holiday hours page, the stores in Miami, Buffalo, and Santa Clara will be open this Friday at 8 am. There is no listing on the holiday hours page for the upcoming store … Read more
Apple's improvements to wireless networking may tempt you aboard From the Seattle Times: "Apple'… Read more
iPod gallery is a collection of images detailing the unit's packaging, size, and how it stacks up against the competition.
Yahoo adopts paid search listings From CNET: "Yahoo said Tuesday that it has partnered with for-fee search service Overture to add sponsored links to its directory, a move to bolster revenue as advertising sales wane. The Internet portal said it plans to integrate Overture's paid listings, or 'sponsor matches,' with its directory pages by Thursday. The service lets advertisers bid … Read more
Sites spotlight reports of copy-protected CDs From CNET: "A handful of Web sites are popping up to report sightings of copy-protected CDs, and already it's clear that there is far more confusion than solid information. The sites, located in the United States and United Kingdom, are part of a swelling consumer backlash to record companies' experimentation with CDs that can't be copied or turned into MP3 files. " More.